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United States. Army



  • Existence: 1784

Administrative History

The United States Army, previously known as the American Continental Army, was established by the Congress of the Confederation in 1784.

Brown, Jerry, 1936- Narushenie poverkhnosti i ee zashchita pri osvoenii Severa, 1981: p. 3 (Laboratorii͡a Armii SShA po izuchenii͡u kholodnykh regionov KRREL)

Genizi, H. Yoʻets u-meḳim, 1987: t.p. (Tsava ha-Ameriḳani)

Probable trend and magnitude of Soviet expenditures for national security purposes, 1969: t.p. (U.S. Army)

U.S. gov't org. man., 1978/79, p. 199 (The American Continental Army, now called the United States Army, was established by the Continental Congress, June 14, 1775)

Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:

Moving the wounded : litters, cacolets & ambulance wagons, U.S. Army

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1707
Scope and Contents

Original manuscript, corrected galley proofs, and blueprint proofs regarding the history of medical care for wounded war victims. The item is dedicated to the military surgeons, the hospital stewards, the litter bearers and the ambulance drivers who labored to alleviate the sufferings of the injured soldiers.

Dates: 1776-1876

Muster roll of Captain Thomas Hendrickson's Company H of the Sixth Regiment of Infantry, Army of the United States

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231566073]
Identifier: MSS SC 576
Scope and Contents

Printed form with handwritten notations. The Company left Fort Bridger, Utah Territory, Aug. 21, 1858, enroute to Benicia, California, and was encamped at Bear River, Oregon Territory when the muster was completed. Includes enlistment and pay information and recapitulation of company statistics.

Dates: 1858

Charles Sidney Noble papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1530

The personal, family and professional papers of Charles Sidney Noble, 1941-1988.

Dates: 1941-1988

Zachary Taylor note

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292397]
Identifier: Vault MSS 585
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed note dated Jan. 3, 1835. Taylor acknowledges the receipt of extra whiskey for ten men at Fort Crawford who performed one day extra duty.

Dates: 1835 January 3

John J. Pershing letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293536]
Identifier: Vault MSS 621
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter of thanks to Fred N. Rogers for a telegram of support.

Dates: 1921